Lonely Planet called Florence an essential stop on everyone’s Italian itinerary. We completely agree. The Renaissance architecture, statues and art is wonderful and everywhere and overwhelming. We had a fantastic few days. One of the highlights of our trip was seeing the statue of David at the Galleria dell’ Accademia. Hindsight is 20/20, but I *strongly* recommend you reserve tickets before you go here or to the Uffizi Gallery. We ended up waiting 2 hours to see David. We should’ve […]